According to Nepali Calender, Nepal Sambat (Bikram Sambat), Baisakh 1st is the New year and called as Naya Barsha or Navabarsha.
Nepali people have their own calendar system and the first day of the year has the official holiday for celebrating the new year. Generally, Nepali new year falls on April between 11-15 on the Gregorian Calendar.
During the new year, people go for celebrations traveling place to place with friend, families and beloved one, reunion of the family members and some do religious rites.
Nepali new year is like the festival in Nepal for all new things that if we do the good thing on the vary day, the whole day will be good.
During these days, Nepalese people go for holidays or out picnics to see the parts of the country. The offices, houses and streets are decorated colorful. There will be program like the street concert, cultural programs or showcase. New year’s eve events and parties are organized at clubs, hotels and restaurants.
Hindu people go for deep spiritual bath nearby the rivers and streams, pray god in the temples, wear new clothes and eat delicious food.
Various programs are conducted during the new year likewise Bisket Jatra, Sindoor Jatra and Bode Jatra that has been carried out since years to welcome the New Year in traditional style.
When is Happy New Year 2080
According to Georgian calendar, Nepali new year falls on April 13, 2023
If you are interested to travel around Nepal and looking for the best places, here we have top 10 best places to visit in 2080. Plan and travel to promote the domestic tourism in Nepal. Contact Treks Booking for travel planning and tour operation.
Top 10 Places to Visit in Nepal to Celebrate Nepali New Year
#1: Rara – Hike to Queen of Lakes
Situated in Rara National Park, Rara is the heaven on the earth to visit. Rara Lake is considered and said to be the queen of lakes, visiting Rara Lake during the New Year will be worthful. During the visit to this beautiful place, you can explore Red Panda, a rare white musk, Naur, eagle and other wildlife along with the variety of Himalayan flora. If you are interested to Visit Rara lake on the first day of year, contact Treks Booking for the packages.
#2: Jomsom Muktinath – Experience the Culture of Himalayas
Jomsom Muktinath and the surrounding places are famous for religious tourism. During the 5-6 years this travel destination is being visited by the Nepalese tourist but before that it has been only the interest of foreign tourist. The budget travel package, availability of hotels and transportation, Jomsom Muktinath tour package is the popular among the Nepali visitors. Treks Booking has the special offer during the New Year 2080 for the Nepalese tourist, contact us for the exclusive offer.
#3: Chitlang, Makawanpur – Experience the Nature
Located very near to Kathmandu (14km), Chitlang will be the best place for enjoying New Year holidays. Few days away from the Dhulomandu (Kathmandu), Chitlang offers the best mountain views, rural environment, historical places and beautiful views of forest. Treks Booking offers 1 Night 2 days program with the transportation, hotel accommodation and food.
#4: Trishuli/Bhotekoshi River Rafting
To rejoice at the New Year, Rafting in Trishuli or Bhotekoshi River would be the best option. You can choose 1 day package or overnight rafting package with Treks Booking for enjoying thrilling water adventure.
#5: Ilam – Tea Tourism Destination of Eastern Nepal
Ilam is the popular destination for tea tourism and is the best for enjoying new year. Ilam is in the hilly region of mechi zone in Eastern Nepal. The major place for tea production, Ilam offers the best mountain views, natural scenery and landscapes. You can visit Antu Danda, Mai Pokhari, sadakpur, Kanyam and Fikkal, Siddhi Thumka, Chhintapu, Gajur Mukhi, Pathibhara, Mai beni during your visit to Ilam.
Vedetar is the famous and popular tourism places in Eastern Region, Dhankuta. This beautiful places is the main attraction of Nepalese tourist and one of the most visited site. You can go for family tour, family tour and couple tour to Vedetar where you can stay in the luxury hotels and lodges. Vedetar is also popular for Pathivara temple and from the tower, you can overview the beautiful panorama of rural villages, mountains and landscapes. Plan your holidays this new year and enjoy the beautiful panorama of vedetar.
#7: Lumbini – Explore Buddhism
Lumbini is the popular buddhist pilgrimage site listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The birthplace of lord Gautam Buddha, Lumbini is famous for Mayadevi temple, Museum, Monuments, Monasteries and buddhist historical site. Every year thousands of tourist visit this holy place. With the availability of luxury hotels and restaurants, visitors can stay a night or more visiting around the Lumbini area. Lumbini is a 5-hour drive from Kathmandu and a 30-minute drive from Bhairahawa. The closest airport is Gautam Buddha Airport at Bhairahawa, with flights to and from Kathmandu. The India border town Sonauli is 1 hour drive from Lumbini and Gorakhpur railway station in India is 8 hours drive from Lumbini. 1 Night 2 days package will be the best package to visit around Lumbini and surrounding places during New Year 2080.
#8: Bardia – Feel the Wild Adventure
Bardia is popular for natural and cultural sight. Home to largest protected Royal Bengal Tigers along with other 30 species of mammals, 400 species of birds and 60 species of fishes, Bardia National Park is the largest national park in western Nepal covering 968 sq. kilometers. Bardia can be reached either by bus drive or air flight.
#9: Chitwan – Get Yourself Wild in Sub-tropical Jungle
Chitwan is popular for jungle activities and witness of tharu culture along with village walk, sunset views, canoeing and boating. If you are interested in jungle activities, walking and elephant safari, Chitwan national Park can be the best destination for you celebrating New year with your friends, families and beloved ones. Sauraha and Meghauli are the main touristic attractions in Chitwan where you can stay in world class luxury hotels and dining in the high standard restaurants. Chitwan can be reached with a 20min flight from Kathmandu to Bharatpur or 6-7 hours drive.
#10: Khaptad – The Natural Gem of Western Nepal
Khaptad is the natural gem for travelers and a heaven of far-west. With the increase of domestic tourism, this places has gaining popularity due to its natural abundance, diverse landscape and beautiful Himalayan views. Spread over Doti, Achham, Bajhang and Bajura, Khaptad can be reached with a bus drive from Kathmandu to Dhangadhi and then to Dipayal of Doti district. You need to trek to enter the Khaptad National Park or can hire a jeep.